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Housing Market 2019 2020

Housing Market 2019 2020

March New Home Sales Up But Resale Homes Down Sales of new homes picked up in March at 4.5% rate, up 30,000 units from February. It’s suggested sales are recovering from the recent lull caused by the trade transition and higher interest rates. A surprising stat in the Commerce department…
Boston Real Estate Market Forecast

Boston Real Estate Market Forecast

Boston Housing Market Comes Alive April 2019 Update: Home sales and prices in Boston rebounded in February according to GBAR. The 586 homes sold in February was the 5th highest total for the month ever. That’s a jump of 23% in home sales. And condos enjoyed the 4th best February…
Vancouver Housing Market Forecast 2019 2020

Vancouver Housing Market Forecast 2019 2020

Vancouver Housing Market 2019 REBVG reports sales have dropped 32% compared to 12 months ago, the lowest levels in more than 3 decades. Sales were 46.3% below the March sales average and the average price down to $1.43 million. After agonizing conditions for the last year, it doesn’t look like…
Real Estate Economics – Property Investment

Real Estate Economics – Property Investment

The Net Benefit of Real Estate Investors – $9 Billion! A joint survey by Bigger Pockets and Memphis Invest revealed some fascinating insight into the attitudes of real estate investors and the impact of real estate economics on the well being of the US economy. They concluded in their 2014 report,…
US Home Prices 2019 2020

US Home Prices 2019 2020

US Home Price Predictions Home prices rose 5% year over year last November. And recent reports from NAR, Case Shiller, and Zillow suggest resale house prices will rise in most cities in 2019. This is despite a recent slowdown in sales, rise in listings, growing interest rates, and more new…
Urban Land Institute – Real Estate Forecast to 2018

Urban Land Institute – Real Estate Forecast to 2018

ULI Real Estate Consensus Forecast:  A Short Term Outlook from Real Estate Economists/Analysts The Urban Land Institute has just released it’s Fall 2016, 3 year Short Term housing and real estate outlook report with predictions from 51 real estate and economic experts. Quite a few organizations including NAR, National Association of…
Toronto Housing Market Report November 2016

Toronto Housing Market Report November 2016

Toronto Home Prices Soar Again The Toronto Real Estate Board has released their November 2016 MLS sales report which includes home prices in the Greater Toronto market. Sales are up 16.5% from last November, and home prices rose by 22.7% YoY. It’s a scary time for investors, and perhaps a tougher…